Policy and Program Analyst/Associate Policy and Program Analyst
Los Angeles Unified School District
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $64,000-$93,000 annually
Associate Policy and Program Analyst - $64,000 – 80,000 annually
Policy and Program Analyst - $75,000 – 93,000 annually
3 openings available.
The Policy and Program Analyst carries out projects relevant to the work of the Independent Analysis Unit (IAU) independently, participates in project teams, often leads project teams, and occasionally interacts with District staff.
Assists the Board of Education in developing and establishing short and long range goals and establishing priorities.
Designs and executes evaluation and research strategies to assist the Board in the determination of goals and priorities.
Assists the Board of Education by providing comprehensive research and analysis of information prior to approval and implementation.
Designs, conducts, and directs the evaluation of initiatives after implementation.
Directs an independent review of District initiatives, proposals, reports, budget, and current practices and policies on behalf of the Board of Education.
Presents analyses and evaluations of current and proposed practices and policies of the District.
Reviews how the practices and policies are reflected in the budget and their cost effectiveness.
Recommends changes to the budget to maximize cost-effective operations and services and educational programs.
Contributes to discourse among the Board of Education, the Superintendent, organizational units of the District, community individuals and agencies, and committees to promote better policies and practices.
Produces written reports and makes presentations to the Board of Education.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Professional-level experience analyzing programs, policies, and/or operations. Research experience as a doctoral candidate in a relevant field may count toward this requirement.
For the Associate Analyst classification, two such years are required. For the Analyst classification, three such years of experience are required. The quality of experience matters more than the quantity, and assignment to one of these two levels will not depend solely on years of experience.
Candidates will have a master's degree (or higher) from a recognized college or university in a management field (including finance, accounting, and public administration), social science (including economics and information science), education, statistics, or a related field. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree may also be considered if justified by other qualifications.
Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.
Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS).
Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round paid service.
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